The trade war with China is a self-inflicted blow. Only a strong economy is cushioning us against bigger pain — so far.
Seattle Times book editor Mary Ann Gwinn and contributing critics offer their views on new novels, short story collections and nonfiction.
‘Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila’: A harrowing chronicle of a dark corner of World War II
James Scott tells the story of Gen. Douglas MacArthur and the 29-day battle of Manila in his latest book, "Rampage," which unfolds in a chilling narrative of...
A U District community group created a detailed transportation plan in hopes of avoiding what it says are shortcomings in the transit connections for riders...
Throughout her debut novel, a haunting portrayal of faith, R.O. Kwon's writing stuns, but her characters are problematic.
Our book critic rushes around to 19 Seattle-area bookstores in one day, and calls it the perfect day
Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times arts critic, visited 19 different Seattle-area bookstores in one go for Independent Bookstore Day.
Novelist/essayist Nicholson Baker (“The Mezzanine,” “Vox,” “The Anthologist”) writes of his three months as an on-call schoolteacher in rural Maine.
This month’s new crime-fiction offerings take place in 1880s New York, present-day Vermont and Florida — and right here in Seattle.
Authors Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec spent a year documenting their daily lives through postcards, exchanging them and eventually collecting and publishing them in the...
In his new book, “Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy,” Mike Love uses the memoir form to attempt to settle some scores.
Four different stories of Chinese Americans — some historical, some fictional — blend effectively in a vibrant postmodern novel.
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